Tuesday, August 8, 2017

New FYI July / San Diego Troubadour

The latest edition of Bart Mendoza's "FYI" column is out:
"My latest for the San Diego Troubadour, with details on every David Bowie appearance in San Diego, including set lists, A bio-pic wish list from Andy Rasmussen, Alfred Howard, Blanca Lucia Bergman, Beston Barnett and Ed Kornhauser plus reviews of Paul Kelly, The Paladins, Peter Himmelman, John January and Linda Berry, Andy Robinson , Carsickness and the The Jangle Band with Joe Algeri"

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

True Stories Set List August 2 2017 OC Fair

Here's what True Stories played at the Orange County Fair on August 2:


1)      Can’t Seem To Make You Mine
2)      In Your Arms
3)      Hearts On Sleeve
4)      Who Will Play Us In The Movie?
5)      Clouds All Day
6)      Bleeding
7)      You Still Take My Breath Away
8)      The Last Time Life Was Perfect
9) San Diego  Medley

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Alicia Previn Cover Story

Bart Mendoza has penned a cover story for the August Edition of the san Diego Troubadour, on fiddler Alicia Previn, who has played with a legion of artists including General Public, Richard Thompson, In Tua Nua, Cracker, The Communards and many more
Read: "Alicia Previn - Born to Make Music"


Saturday, July 29, 2017

True Stories on new Knack Tribute album!

Australia's Zero Hour Records is releasing a tribute album celebrating the music of The Knack, focusing on the bands acclaimed first three albums. True Stories, featuring Bart Mendoza, David Fleminger and Danny Cress contribute their own take on the classic song "Your Number Or Your Name", with other bands including Nine Times Blue, Jim Laspesa and Rob Bonfoglio, The Eddies, Brixton Riot, sparkle Jets UK, Brian Jones Was Murdered,  and many more!



Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Symea Solomon & True Stories - "What Good Am I"

Symea Solomon & True Stories featuring Normandie Wilson and Jason Hanna perform the soul classic "What Good Am I (Without You)" at Sounds Like San Diego VIII on July 8, 2017. The event was at The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad California, hosted and curated by Bart Mendoza. True Stories is David Fleminger, Bart Mendoza, Greg Smith and Lee Smith. Video by Vania Zamora edited by Bart Mendoza.


The Alarm / Manual Scan August 15 The Casbah San Diego

Here's the poster image for the upcoming show featuring the Alarm with Manual Scan, August 15 at the Casbah.


Pony Death Ride / A Tribute to RATT - live at Sounds Like San Diego VIII

On July 8, husband and wife musical comedy duo, Pony Death Ride was part of the fun at the semi-annual Sounds Like San Diego event held at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, California- they performed a comedy skit, "A Tribute To Ratt," you can see the video below: